partial charge

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Kristy 1F
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partial charge

Postby Kristy 1F » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:59 am

Why in CH4, the H atoms have nagetive partial charge? The electronegativity of C is higher than H.

Gabriela Aguilar 4H
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Re: partial charge

Postby Gabriela Aguilar 4H » Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:59 pm

That would be because of the electronegativity of Carbon being higher.

Ethan Breaux 2F
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Re: partial charge

Postby Ethan Breaux 2F » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:52 pm

Its a non polar molecule so I don't think it really matters


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